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What are the stages (phases) of chronic myelogenous leukemia?

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The three stages of chronic myeloid leukemia are chronic phase, accelerated phase, and blast phase.

SOURCES:

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society: "CML Phases."

American Cancer Society: "Treating Chronic Myeloid Leukemia by Phase," "What Is Chronic Myeloid Leukemia?" "Targeted Therapies for Chronic Myeloid Leukemia."

American Society of Clinical Oncology: "Leukemia -- Chronic Myeloid -- CML: Phases," "Leukemia -- Chronic Myeloid -- CML: Symptoms and Signs."

Merck Manual: "Basophilic Disorders."

National Cancer Institute: "Philadelphia chromosome."

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on July 01, 2019

SOURCES:

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society: "CML Phases."

American Cancer Society: "Treating Chronic Myeloid Leukemia by Phase," "What Is Chronic Myeloid Leukemia?" "Targeted Therapies for Chronic Myeloid Leukemia."

American Society of Clinical Oncology: "Leukemia -- Chronic Myeloid -- CML: Phases," "Leukemia -- Chronic Myeloid -- CML: Symptoms and Signs."

Merck Manual: "Basophilic Disorders."

National Cancer Institute: "Philadelphia chromosome."

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on July 01, 2019

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